Plan Your Next Trip for Mardi Gras

Planning ahead is always going to save you a lot of money no matter where you are traveling so it’s never too early to plan for Mardi Gras. Consider the fact that the more money you save on a flight and hotel room, the more you’ll be able to spend on Bourbon Street partying until the break of dawn. In order to get you ready for Mardi Gras, here’s our pre-planning checklist.

Weekend Word to the Wise (Green Vacations)

Normally, because I’m discussing lodging, I would be posting this under my Budget For Your Vacation series about different types of lodging. So far I’ve discussed hostels, B&B’s, Local Hotels vs. Chain Hotels, and Agriturismi. My intention was to write about eco-lodges and eco-hotels next in the series but because I don’t have specific experience in that area and most of this post consists of tips to help “green” up your vacation, I’ve decided that this post should fall under my Weekend Word to the Wise posts.

Top 10 Packing Tips for your Trips and Tours

Whether you like to travel light or prefer to take all your creature comforts along with you when you travel there are certain travel packing tips you can use to help you pack.